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Support for research - Pioneer Fellowship

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The Pioneer Fellowship 2012 competition is closed.

With the co-operative support of UniCredit & Universities, Pioneer Investments, launched a competition for one research fellowship for young economists who have a Ph.D. or who are about to be awarded one. Applicants must be fluent in English and Italian, both written and spoken.

The fellowship will last twelve months. The winner will receive a monthly stipend of € 3,000 before tax. The fellowship will be fully funded by Pioneer Investments.

During the fellowship period the winner will be asked to develop a research project in the fields of: “applied microeconomics”, “behavioural finance”, “household finance” and “financial market microstructure”. The fellow will carry out her/his activity within the Economic & Market Research Unit of Pioneer Investments in Milan.

The winner is Daniela Buscaglia from University of Pavia (Italy).

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    Prizes of EUR 5,000 will be awarded to up to two outstanding papers on topics related to "Reregulation of the financial sector – economic consequences, costs and benefits". The papers should be submitted by 30 September 2014. Read more


    A Workshop on “European Union and Turkey: Prospects and Challenges”, organised by UniCredit & Universities in cooperation with Yapi Kredi, will be held at Koç University on 29 September 2014. Read more


    On 3 and 4 October 2014 the transatlantic workshop "The Economics of Crime", organised by the Paolo Baffi Center at Bocconi University in co-operation with UniCredit & Universities, will be held at Bocconi University. Read more


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